Exhibition Design

Cultural and Social Frameworks

Integrated course, 2.00 ECTS



Discussion of relevant design and cultural-historical explanatory models dealing with museum, design, event society, fun industry, pop culture, lifestyle, media environments, globalisation, the construction of identity and the like. There will be visits of local and international institutions to meet the drivers of innovation.



cultural and sociological basics of design as a tool of improving the life of people


Paul L. Knox, Cities and Design, Routledge 2010.

Karl Stocker, The Power of Design, Springer 2013.

Karl Stocker/ FH JOANNEUM (Hg.), Socio-Design, Birkäuser 2017.

Learning Method

Integrated Lectures in a combination with excursions


active participation in class, presentations, Pecha Kucha